The Way You Sleep Can Reveal a Lot About Your Personality

The Way You Sleep Can Reveal a Lot About Your Personality

As we drift off to sleep, our body finds the perfect resting posture to help us recharge. This sleeping position could say a lot about the type of person we are.

At the end of a long day, there is nothing that can bring you more joy than going to bed. Getting in between the sheets and placing your head on the soft pillow and enter the land of your dreams. All your problems and responsibilities can wait for another day. Sleeping is like a pause, where you get to recharge your body and mind before heading off into another day of work, chores, and deadlines. But as we drift off to sleep, our body finds the perfect resting posture to ease the process. What many of us don't know is that this sleeping position says a lot about the type of people we are. 


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“When you think about it,” David Gurnear MD of NYC Surgical Associates told Cosmopolitan, “Most people spend six or more hours per day sleeping, so of course your sleeping position reveals a lot about you.” So if you know what position you find yourself sleeping in and if it is one of these, here's what it says about you.

1. The baby


The baby


If you tend to fall asleep like a baby in the womb taking on a fetal position, you are probably the type of person who has a very sensitive nature. You are sweet, caring, and nurturing. This makes people take a liking to you immediately. Your kindness and generosity is something that people admire about you as well. Your soft-mannered nature sometimes makes people protective of you and make them want to take care of you as a baby. Even though you may seem fragile on the outside, near and dear ones recognize that you are one tough cookie who can take on any challenges life throws at you head-on. 

2. The soldier


The soldier


This sleeping position is when a person sleeps in an attention position, with their backs on the mattress, unmoving, with their hands to the side or sometimes on their stomach. If you are someone who sleeps like this, then you are the type of person who has clear convictions and beliefs in all aspects of life including your goals, aspirations, the type of partner you want, and the kind of life you want to build. You have a fiery passion that keeps you going to become the version of yourself that you have always envisioned. This level-headedness makes you a great leader and your charismatic nature draws people to you.

3. The log


The log


The log position is when you sleep on your side, with your body in a straight line and with your hands to the side. You are the type of person who is easy-going and carefree. You take life as it comes and you do not waste energy worrying about what may or may not happen. You don't take things seriously and you barely ever cross people and them, you. In a heated situation, you are able to keep your cool and tackle it in great spirits. This is why people find it easy to be around you. Even in the darkest of days, you manage to lift spirits with your bright personality. You have what it takes to make for a great partner and an amazing friend.

4. The yearner


The yearner


If you sleep on your side with your leg and arms stretched out in front of you, then it means that you are a person with a very open nature. You let people in easily and always lend a shoulder for them to cry on. You are a great listener and are probably the go-to person when someone is in trouble. You listen to people's problems with no judgment and do your best to make them feel better about their situation. Your kind nature may sometimes be perceived as you being gullible but you are actually smarter than that. Reading people comes easy to you and even though you don't show it, you can easily filter out the people you can trust and care for you, and those who don't.

5. The skydiver


The skydiver


The skydiver sleeping position is when you sleep on your stomach with your hands fanned out. If you sleep in this position, it probably means you are a go-getter who is not afraid of challenges and risks. You are always up for a new experience and are not deterred by the unknown. You have made peace with the fact that change is inevitable and embrace the change as it comes. Exploring and experiencing the world is something that brings you joy. You also manage to spread this joy to those around you, making you a delight to be around. Your optimism and sincerity are the traits that a lot of people like the most about you.

6. The freestyler


The freestyler


If you are the type of person who changes their sleeping position often and keeps moving throughout the night, taking on a variation of all the above sleeping postures, it actually means you are a well-balanced person. You know how to balance work with play and do not get carried away with doing too much of one over the other. When you need to take care of business or be there for a loved one, you give it your all. The same goes for when you have to pursue a passion of yours. At the same time, you also appreciate the off time you get and make the most of it. You are flexible and take things as they come.

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